Why not post a question or comment yourself? Westward Ho! Westward Ho! The Two Ways of Being Crost in Love, Chapter V. Clovelly Court in the Olden Time, Chapter VII. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. How Mr. Oxenham Saw the White Bird, Chapter II. Kingsley Indoor Bowling Club is located in Westward Ho! How Mr. John Brimblecombe Understood the Nature of an Oath, Chapter XVI. was published in … HOW MR. OXENHAM SAW THE WHITE BIRD All who have travelled through the delicious scenery of North Devon must needs know the little white town of Bideford, which slopes upwards from its broad tide-river paved with yellow sands, and many-arched old bridge where salmon wait for autumn floods, toward the pleasant upland on the west. No active discussions on Kingsley found. The village name comes from the title of Charles Kingsley's novel Westward Ho! Kingsley (1819-1875) was a prolific writer. a jesuit priest wrote 300 aphorisms on living life called "The Art of How Amyas Let the Apple Fall, Quiz: Life of Charles Kingsley: 20 Questions. Charles Kingsley's novel Westward Ho! Westward Ho! The book was a bestseller, and entrepreneurs saw the opportunity to develop tourism in the area. How Amyas Came Home the First Time, Chapter III. Post a New Comment/Question on Westward Ho! is noted for its unusual place name. : Amazon.ca: Kingsley, Charles: Books. Subscribe for ad free access Fan of this book? Here is where you find links to related content on this site or other sites, Join our newsletter below and read them all, one at a It's all as accurate as the contributors can make it, please contact us of there are any issues. Help us introduce it to others by writing a better introduction for it. our Sonnet-A-Day Newsletter and read them all, one at a time. Skip to main content.ca. Or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject : Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No. has all the satisfying elements of a potboiler on the sea. Join CHARLES KINGSLEY  finished his novel “Westward Ho!” in 1855 and it became an instant best seller. How They Took the Communion Under the Tree at Higuerote, Chapter XXII. Based on the adventures of Elizabethan corsair Amyas Leigh, who sets sail with Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and other privateers to the New World, where they battle with the Spanish. North Devon, with close access to beach, local shops and the town of Bideford. A hotel in Westward Ho! Languages: English, Espanol | Site Copyright © Jalic Inc. 2000 - 2019. The Most Chivalrous Adventure of the Good Ship Rose, Chapter XVII. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. By 1897 it had been reprinted thirty-eight times and really brought the North Devon coast to the attention of the Victorians. It's quick and easy, click here. and Appledore Railway. The Northam Burrows Hotel and Villa Building Company, chaired by Isaac Newton Wallop, 5th Earl of Portsmouth, was formed in 1863, and its prospectus stated: There's more to the village than you might imagine. 1,238,602, Quizzes: 344. Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875: Title: Westward Ho! led to the founding of a village by the same name (the only place name in England with an exclamation mark) and inspired the construction of the Bideford, Westward Ho! If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Books Hello, Sign in. Kingsley never visited the new resort of Westward Ho! How Amyas Came Home the Third Time, Chapter XXIX. How the Admiral John Hawkins Testified Against Croakers, Chapter XXXII. Even though it was a swashbuckling novel about conflicts between the English and Spanish his loving descriptions of North Devon has never been bettered. The content on this site has been gratefully obtained from a number of sources, both written and verbal. Try. How Salvation Yeo Found His Little Maid Again, Chapter XXVIII. The title of the book derives from the traditional call of boat taxis on the River Thames, which would call "Eastward ho!" His descriptions of the new world were a testament to his imagination and research-- he goes into details where others barely bother. How the Mayor of Bideford Baited His Hook with His Own Flesh, Chapter XI. & additional features for teachers. Based on the adventures of Elizabethan corsair Amyas Leigh, who sets sail with Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and other privateers to the New World, where they battle with the Spanish. Chapter I. How Eustace Leigh Met the Pope's Legate, Chapter XII. How the Virginia Fleet was Stopped by the Queen's Command, Chapter XXX. Authors: 267, Books: 3,607, Poems & Short Stories: 4,435, Forum Members: 71,154, Forum Posts: Kingsley was living at Northdown Hall in Bideford when he wrote Westward Ho!, one of his favourite haunts was the beach and the pebble ridge where he used to employ quarrymen to move large boulders so he could examine the marine life underneath’. 12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875, historian and novelist. How They Took the Pearls at Margarita, Chapter XX. We are rightfully proud of our facility, designed by David Bryant, which has 4 full rinks and a recently installed electronic scoreboard, a legacy from one of our members. was named after and opened by him. How Amyas Kept His Christmas Day, Chapter X. All Rights Reserved. Prime. How They Took the Gold-Train, Chapter XXVI. By 1897 it had been reprinted thirty-eight times and really brought the North Devon coast … Spanish Bloodhounds and English Mastiffs, Chapter XXI. Shakespeare wrote over 150 sonnets! Rumour has it that he had an argument with Molesworth (one of the main directors of the scheme and also his friend and landlord) about the name and they never spoke to one another again. Just click the link below. (1855), which was set in nearby Bideford. How Bideford Bridge Dined at Annery House, Chapter XIII. Of Two Gentlemen of Wales, and How They Hunted with the Hounds, and, Chapter IV. The True and Tragical History of Mr. John Oxenham of Plymouth, Chapter VIII. possibly including full books or essays about Charles Kingsley written by other authors featured on this site. Above the town the hills close in, cushioned with deep oak woods, through which juts here and there a crag of fern-fringed slate; below they lower, and open more and more in softl… Worldly Wisdom." In the 1600s, Balthasar Gracian, The photographs and images have been sourced from many places. and never disguised his abhorrence of the project, in a letter to Ackland in 1864 he summed up his attitude thus: How goes on Northam  Burrows scene for spoiling that beautiful place with HOTELS and VILLAS I suppose it must be, but you will frighten away all the sea-pies (oyster catchers) and defile the pebble ridge with chicken bones and sandwich scraps. CHARLES KINGSLEY finished his novel “Westward Ho!” in 1855 and it became an instant best seller. How the Golden Hind Came Home Again, Chapter XIV. “All who have travelled through the delicious scenery of North Devon must needs know the little white town of Bideford, which slopes upwards from its broad tide-river paved with yellow sands, and many-arched old bridge where salmon wait for autumn floods, toward the pleasant upland on the west. Westward Ho! How Amyas was Tempted of the Devil, Chapter XXV. 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